Monthly Archives: January 2008

Large Ham Lake manufacturing facility will close

American Woodmark announced earlier this week it would shut down its Ham Lake production plant possibly by the end of April. The cabinet manufacturing facility, located at 16430 Highway 65 N.E., is the second-largest employer in Ham Lake behind Majestic … Continue reading

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Adeline makes a miraculous recovery

Adeline Roesler-Begalke was right at home Thursday afternoon when she returned to her pre-school class at Caledonia Area Elementary School. She was critically injured in an accident January 4. (Photo by Charlie Warner)  Adeline Roesler-Begalke was concerned what her classmates … Continue reading

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Sen. Coleman testifies before Senate Committee about carbon dioxide capture and transport

Continuing his efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Sen. Norm Coleman today (Thursday, Jan. 31) testified at a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing to examine carbon dioxide capture, transportation and sequestration.

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Window tint violation is equipment violation and does not go on the record

Q: Is a window tint violation considered a minor moving violation? If not, what is it considered? Thanks. Jeff, Minneapolis, MN   Jeff, It is an equipment violation that does not go on your record. Thanks for asking. Sgt. Curt … Continue reading

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Can I get ticketed for tab violation twice within 8 hours?

Q: I was wondering how many times you could get ticketed in a certain amount of time. For instance, I parked my car on the street and the next morning I found two tickets on my car, both for tabs. … Continue reading

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Hockey: Elks' Weber makes top 10 list for Ms. Hockey (1-31)

Monique Weber, Elk River forward with 106 career goals, has been named as one of 10 semifinalists for the Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award.

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Correction may be needed on extra wide rims

Q: I recently purchased a Chevy Silverado with wide rims and no fender flares so the rims stick out about four or five inches. I didn’t know this was illegal when bought the truck. My question is I am thinking … Continue reading

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Driving off road motorcycles in roadside ditch not legal

Q: My boyfriend and his friend were driving off road motorcycles in the ditch along the road. An officer stopped them and wrote my boyfriend a ticket for not having a MN drivers license. However, you don’t need a drivers … Continue reading

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Passing on a shoulder is not legal

Q: Dear Trooper, My husband and I have a cabin on the west side of Mille Lacs lake in Garrison. One day I had my neices up for some swimming and when we were done we waited on the side … Continue reading

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Board to hear boundary line proposals

The Elk River Area School Board will meet Monday night (Feb. 4) to discuss school boundary line proposals. The 7 p.m. work session in the board room at the District 728 Office has been called so the administration can present … Continue reading

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